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Sober Curious – How to Embrace Mindful Drinking

Sober Curious – How to Embrace Mindful Drinking

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. ~Robert Frost You may have heard of Dry January or Sober October on social media. These trends that challenge people to go without drinking alcohol for a month as a sort of experiment and/or health detox are becoming more and more popular. Those who partake in...
How To Stop Worrying About The Future, And Start Preparing For It!

How To Stop Worrying About The Future, And Start Preparing For It!

Sometimes we might think that it is OK to worry about the future. Often times we believe that if we don’t worry about it, then we will not be prepared for what is to come. But, it’s actually never good to “worry” at all. Worrying is a trick that your mind plays on you to make you “think” you are problem-solving. Our brains are very active and these thoughts...
What To Do When Your Partner Has Depression

What To Do When Your Partner Has Depression

Relationships are already complex, and loving someone with depression can make them that much harder.   The first step for dealing with a partner who may be experiencing depression is to recognize what it might manifest as… Depression can affect sleep and energy levels, appetite, and mood. You may find your significant other sleeping too much or eating too much or...
Can Healthy Balance Be Found Within Our Hustle Culture Society?

Can Healthy Balance Be Found Within Our Hustle Culture Society?

Living in one of the largest metropolitan cities in the United States, the citizens of Phoenix have certainly heard of this thing called “hustle culture” which has caused high stress, anxiety, and even complete meltdowns for some over this past last decade. Here is a snippet from Monster.com to help us better understand this phenomenon… What Is Hustle Culture? Also...
10 Tips For Deciphering And Communicating With Teens

10 Tips For Deciphering And Communicating With Teens

When children enter their teens, parents often find themselves wondering why the strategies they used for parenting their children are no longer effective. Teens may be dramatic, explosive, unpredictable, isolated, and uninterested in spending time with family. What happened!? Teens are experiencing significant hormonal and physical changes causing a decrease in...
Reconnecting In Your Relationship Using Effective Communication

Reconnecting In Your Relationship Using Effective Communication

The resentment you’ve been carrying is about to boil over! As your hands submerge in the dishwater, your chest fills with hot anger, and your face flushes. How many times this week will it all fall to you? You do so much every day – getting through work, trudging through errands and chores, ensuring everyone around you is safe, secure, and relatively happy...